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NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pedestrian Controlled Mowers - Level 2Apply Now »
Location: Broomfield Hall
Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us
Days / Times: Contact Us
Tuition (£): 255.00*
Exams (£): 90.00**
This one-day course aims to prepare participants for the NPTC Certificate of Competence in Use of Self-Propelled Mowers. The course also includes assessment, to be arranged on a separate day.
The minimum age for a candidate taking this course is 16 years. You should preferably have knowledge of basic use of machinery.
The course will cover:
The relevant legal requirements
How to avoid the potential dangers
Correct use of both rotary and cylinder mowers.
How will I be assessed?
There is a practical assessment, lasting approximately two hours, which is taken on a separate day from the training. Tests are organised by NPTC.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
You will be required to supply your own:
Steel toe-capped boots/wellingtons
Lunch (there will be facilities onsite if you wish to purchase your lunch here)
What can I do after this course?
Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.
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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.